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14-Day Lake Como, Venice, Florence, Amalfi Coast, and Rome Italy Tour

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This tour of Italy combines Italy’s glorious cities Rome, Florence, Venice, with its beautiful nature Lake Como and the Amalfi Coast. This Italy tour begins in Milan and ends in Rome.

This tour includes touring as well as amply free time. During free time there are optional tours that may be added to enhance the trip based on your interests.

The tour itinerary includes visits to UNESCO world heritage sites including Vatican City, the historic centers of Rome, Florence, Venice, Verona and Pompeii. For more information click here to review the daily itinerary below. For the price of the Lake Como, Venice, Amalfi Coast, and Rome tour with airfare from your preferred city submit the form or call 800.227.1577.


  • 12 Nights in Italy: 2 nights Lake Como, 2 nights Venice, 2 nights Florence, 3 nights Amalfi Coast, 3 nights Rome
  • Fly into Milan and return from Rome for convenient flight schedules
  • Meals: Breakfast daily and 5 Dinners
  • Visit Milan
  • Visit Verona
  • Venice: Visit glass blowing demonstration and walking tour of the Venice center
  • Florence: Enjoy walking tour of Florence’s architectural masterpieces
  • Florence: Enjoy included dinner in Tuscany
  • Amalfi Coast: Excursion to Amalfi with free time
  • Pompeii: Tour ancient Roman city buried in ash
  • Visit Vatican City and Ancient Rome


  • Lake Como 2 Nights – Barchetta Excelsior Lake Como
  • venice 2 Nights – Hotel Le Boulevard Lido
  • Florence 2 Nights – Grand Hotel Mediterraneo Florence
  • Amalfi Coast 3 Nights – Hotel San Pietro Maiori
  • Rome 3 Nights – Hotel Il Cantico Rome

Optional Tours

Optional tours are scheduled during what is otherwise free time. Additional fees apply to each.

Treasures of Milan

A fantastic opportunity to take in some of the highlights of elegant Milan. Amongst other sights, we’ll visit La Scala, the world’s most famous opera house, where Giuseppe Verdi, Maria Callas and others have left their mark. Our wonderful Local Specialist will bring the city’s eventful past to life.

Private Boat Tour of Lake Como and Bellagio

On this visit to the shores of Lake Como you’ll witness many beautiful villages and villas that retain true Italian charm. A private boat will take us from the lakeside to visit the gem of the lake, Bellagio. We’ll also have some time to stroll and shop.

St Mark’s Basilica and Venice Secrets

Explore the hidden maze of streets which make up this unique city as your Local Specialist gives you a fascinating insight into Venice’s past and present. You’ll visit the majestic Basilica of St Mark, where you’ll admire magnificent mosaics in one of the most ornate churches in the world.

Lagoon Cruise to Burano

This afternoon, discover the Venetian Lagoon by private boat. You’ll enjoy a delicious meal, with a selection of drinks, on the fisherman’s island of Burano, famous for its multi-coloured houses – a photographer’s paradise.

Visit Accademia Museum to see Michelangelo’s David

Enjoy an insight into the world of Michelangelo and his masterpiece, David. We’ll visit the Academy of Fine Arts and its Michelangelo collection, where you’ll learn all about the life and works of this immortal Renaissance genius through the expert commentary of our Local Specialist.

Discover Palazzo Vecchio

Marvel at the legacy of the Medici as you visit Palazzo Vecchio, the symbol of Florence’s political power for over seven centuries. With our Local Specialist we’ll visit the wonderful “Hall of the Five Hundred”, dedicated to the Medici popes. We’ll also visit rooms decorated with masterpieces by famous artists of the Renaissance like Michelangelo and Donatello.

Bargello Museum

Join us today for a visit to the Bargello museum, housed in one of the oldest and most intriguing buildings of Florence. As you’ll learn from your Local Specialist, there was rarely a dull moment in this former barracks and prison! Learn how the Bargello has witnessed crucial episodes of history including fires, sieges and political executions. This fascinating building is now home to the National Museum and boasts awe-inspiring works by Donatello, Brunelleschi and Michelangelo to name but a few.

Amalfi and Positano

Join us as we take in delightful villages and spectacular scenery along the incredible Amalfi Coast. You’ll visit the celebrated town of Positano, which is also a Unesco World Heritage site. There will be time to shop for local goods or enjoy a drink in a cafe overlooking the beach.

Explore Ravello

Join us on a trip to the balcony of the Amalfi coast. Ravello is perched high above the terraced groves with breathtaking views. Your Local Specialist will show you the gardens of the Villa Rufolo, which inspired Wagner, and you’ll have free time to visit the 11th century cathedral.

Amalfi Coast Dinner

Come with us for a short drive to a restaurant we know and love on the Amalfi Coast. You’ll get to try some favourite local dishes and drinks, all served alongside Neapolitan hospitality and beautiful views.

Rome Piazzas and Fountains

Discover the most charming areas in the city with a Local Specialist. Wander through the labyrinth of narrow streets and beautiful squares of Rome’s historic centre, leading to highlights such as the Trevi Fountain and the Pantheon, as well as hidden corners of the Eternal City.

Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel

Join us for an extension to your included sightseeing tour, which gives you a chance to see the artistic masterpieces collected and commissioned by the Popes. With our Local Specialist, we’ll visit the Tapestry Gallery, Gallery of Maps and the Sistine Chapel. Michelangelo spent four years preparing the vault and altar wall, and we’ll give you plenty of time to admire just how much painstaking work went into his creations.

Rome Evening with Dinner

Tonight, spend a lively evening with us in Rome. After a short drive, we’ll arrive at a characteristic trattoria to relax and enjoy a typical Italian meal, soaking up The Eternal City’s unique atmosphere all the while.

Ancient And Christian Rome

Join us on an exploration of Rome’s past with our Local Specialist. On this trip you’ll visit the Catacombs, where the early Christians assembled to escape persecution and which were used as underground cemeteries. We’ll also pass by the pyramid of Cestius and the baths of Caracalla.

Tivoli and Villa D’Este

Visit the ancient Sabine town of Tivoli with our Local Specialist to enjoy the gardens and fountains of the Villa D’Este. We’ll see its grottos and pavilions, the Avenue of a Hundred Fountains, and the Dragon Fountain of the Organ.

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Italy Tour Daily Itinerary

DAY 1 – Depart for Rome

Board your overnight flight to Milan, Italy.

DAY 2 Arrive in Milan, Italy

Stylish Milan is our launch pad to the Lake District where we spend the first night of our leisurely jaunt through Italy.

After arriving in Como, unwind and soak up the peaceful atmosphere. Admire the mesmerising reflection of the surrounding peaks in its deep blue waters which makes this one of Italy’s most soul-stirring settings. Enjoy a leisurely stroll past exquisite lakeside villas and gardens before meeting your travel companions and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception.

Meals: Dinner

DAY 3 Milan and Lake Como

Join a Local Specialist to see the iconic and unexpected highlights of Milan. View the Gothic architecture of the Duomo, decorated with over 3400 sculptures. Then see the neo-classical La Scala Opera House and ornate Galleria with its imposing iron and glass-domed roof.

Afterward, return to Lake Como where you have free time or join an optional excursion on a private boat around Lake Como.

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4 Lake Como to Venice with Verona

Travel from Lake Como across northern Italy to Venice.

Along the journey, visit Verona where you’ll see the inspiration for Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers, uliet’s Balcony. Verona is also famous for its ancient Roman Arena, still in use today.

Indulge in a leisurely cappuccino stop in the city’s beautiful Piazza Bra, admiring the imposing bronze statue of King Victor Emanuel II. Or shop up a storm on trendy Via Mazzini before continuing to Venice, where we will spend the next two nights.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

DAY 5 Venice

Glide through the canals of Venice by private launch.

Witness the centuries-old Venetian tradition of glassblowing. Watch as the master craftsmen shape the molten glass into the exquisite works of art for which Venice is justifiably famous. Afterward, visit St. Mark’s Square to admire the profound beauty of the Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica. See the Bridge of Sighs, so named because of the sound prisoners would make when taking one last longing look at their beloved city before being imprisoned.

Later, you’ll have the rest of the day to indulge your inner explorer and discover the many treasures of Venice your way, or consider an Optional Experience to the island of Burano, renowned for its colourful fishermen houses.

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6 Venice to Florence

From Venice, we cross the Apennine Mountains to Florence, the ‘Cradle of the Renaissance’. Consider joining your Travel Director for a traditional Florentine dinner in the heart of the Chianti Hills.

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7 Florence.

This morning we join a Local Specialist on a leisurely walking tour to delve into the culture and history of Florence. We’ll visit the Piazza del Duomo to view the multi-coloured marble Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, Piazza della Signoria with its exquisite art and palazzi, and the Ponte Vecchio bridge that has straddled the Arno River for almost 700 years. Admire spectacular views of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo.

Later, learn about the quality and workmanship of two of this city’s historic industries at demonstrations of Florentine leathercraft and 18-carat gold.

This afternoon, consider an Optional Experience to the Fine Arts Academy to see Michelangelo’s ‘David’. Join your fellow travellers this evening to Connect With Locals over a Be My Guest dinner set against the backdrop of Tuscan vineyards and olive groves. Here you’ll learn all about the plot hatched by the Pazzi family within these very walls against the Medici rulers of Florence centuries ago. As you enjoy a delicious meal in the magnificent grand hall of the 12th-century castle, you’ll be captivated by the dedication and passion of your hosts, the Baj Macario family who are committed to running the estate in harmony with nature.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

DAY 8 Florence to Amalfi Coast

Journey south through the Arno Valley, passing the Bay of Naples bound for Maiori on the Amalfi Coast, where we will spend the next three nights. This evening we dine at our hotel.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

DAY 9 Amalfi Coast

This morning travel to Amalfi, perched perfectly on this dramatic stretch of coastline. See the 10th-century Sant’Andrea cathedral in the heart of the town, with its beautifully striped Byzantine façade, and soak up the laid-back atmosphere. You’ll also have time to join an Optional Experience to Positano.

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 10 Amalfi Coast

Relax at your hotel on the Amalfi Coast or wander past fragrant lemon terraces. You have a full free day to indulge in your heart’s desires – consider a fresh seafood lunch, from sea to table, or take a dip in the welcoming, warm Mediterranean waters.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 11 Pompeii and Rome

Embark on a walking tour with a Local Specialist and discover the lost city of Pompeii, which was buried under volcanic ash when Mount Vesuvius erupted.

Afterward, continue to the ‘Eternal City’ of Rome later, enjoying views of the 6th-century Benedictine Abbey in Cassino en route. Spend the evening exploring the extraordinary heritage of Rome, which spans millennia, or consider an Optional Experience to see the exquisite art and architecture of what was once the capital of the world.

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 12 Rome: Ancient Rome and Vatican City

Spend the morning in the Vatican City with a Local Specialist, visiting the imposing St. Peter’s Basilica to view Michelangelo’s sorrowful Pietà. Consider an Optional Experience to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel with its exquisite frescoed ceilings crafted by Michelangelo.

Then, cross the Tiber into Ancient Rome to see the Circus Maximus, once the site of exhilarating chariot races that entertained thousands, and visit the impressive Colosseum.

Afterward. you have time to explore the city on your own terms. Perhaps toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain to secure your return to Rome, soak up the coffee aromas on Piazza Navona or wander through the ruins of Palatine Hill.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 13 Rome

Indulge in a full free day to explore Rome. Feel the passionate embrace of the city and its zesty locals. Ease into la dolce vita, or consider an Optional Experience to Tivoli, where you can visit Villa d’Este with its magnificent Renaissance gardens and exquisite fountains.

This evening, we enjoy a Farewell Dinner with newfound friends and your Travel Director before bidding arrivederci to Rome.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 14 Tour Ends in Rome

After a beautiful trip from Italy’s north through its great cities and lively southern Italy the tour ends in Rome.

Meals: Breakfast

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